200 Hour Foundations Program
COURSE LOCATION 2016
This July we will be hosting the course in Qualicum Beach at the beautiful Heat to Heal Yoga Retreat Sanctuary.
- 6:30-7 Meditation practice
- 7-8:30 Asana practice
- 8:30-9 Kriya and pranayam practice
- 9-10 Morning Break
- 10-12pm Lectures
- 12:30-1 Lunch Break
- 1-3:30pm Asana Methodology and Teaching Practice
Students can expect approximately 30 minutes of reading, writing and home study per evening. Please note that this schedule is subject to change.
Our four week program runs six days a week with one day per week of rest. Generally our day off is on a Saturday or Sunday.
Daily 2.5 hour practice of kriya, asana, pranayam and meditation
Anatomy and Physiology with a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine
Discussion and chanting of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras
Creative and Safe Sequencing
The art of assisting and adjusting
The four fundamentals of asana
The qualities and language of a strong teacher
- Introduction to various pranayam techniques
Sanskrit and mantra chanting
Exploring various styles of meditation
- Application of the eight limbs in daily life
Prenatal yoga guidelines
Business, marketing and ethics
Subtle bodies and the chakras
How to teach beginners, multilevel classes and dealing with injuries
Weekly teaching assessments with feedback
One field trip to enjoy the beauty of Vancouver Island
Final examination and teaching assessment
It is required that students have been practicing yoga for six months and declare themselves to be physically and mentally fit to attend the program. All registrants must provide a non-refundable $150 application fee. This can be put towards the cost of the course when paid in full. Upon receipt of your application fee you will receive an application package which must be filled out in full.
The program is broken into five modules taught within the month.
Students are given the opportunity to assist classes starting the second week of the training.
ANNAMAYA KOSHA MODULE - PHYSICAL BODY
• Opening Ceremony
• Asana Fundamentals
• Alignment Principles
• Eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga
• Yogic Kriyas
• Anatomy and Physiology
PRANAMAYA KOSHA MODULE - ENERGY BODY, PRANA, BREATH
• Subtle Anatomy
• Creating and Maintaining Sacred Space
• Chanting, Mantras and Japa
• Yoga Sutras
• Introduction to Sanskrit pronunciation
MANOMAYA KOSHA MODULE - MIND, THOUGHTS, EMOTIONS AND THE FIVE SENSES
• The Art of Adjusting and Assisting
• Sequencing Principles
• Business Aspects of Teaching and Yoga
VIJNAMAYA KOSHA MODULE - KNOWLEDGE, WISDOM, INTUITION, PERCEPTION
• Teaching beginners, multi levels, dealing with injuries
• Ethics for Yoga Teachers, student teacher relationship
• Prenatal Yoga Guidelines
• Yin and Restorative Yoga Introduction
ANANDAMAYA KOSHA MODULE - BLISS, JOY, LOVE
• Practice Teaching: feedback, analysis, exam
• Slow Movement/Closed Eyes Exploration
• Graduation & celebration
COST PER MODULE (TRAINING FEE ONLY ACCOMMODATION TO BE ARRANGED ON YOUR OWN)
$460 + tax per module ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 28TH
$500 + tax per module ON OR BEFORE APRIL 30TH
$540 + tax per module AFTER MAY 1ST
ALL FIVE MODULE MUST BE COMPLETE TO GRADUATE WITH A 200 HOUR YTT CERTIFICATION
At the end of training students will be evaluated on their teaching skills with a final examination and teaching evaluation. Students must have also completed a minimum of twenty hours of independent study and reading. The mark given will be either “pass” or “more training required”.At the end of training students will be evaluated on their teaching skills with a final examination and teaching evaluation. Students must have also completed a minimum of twenty hours of independent study and reading. The mark given will be either “pass” or “more training required”. This could mean that a student may need to retest at a future date to receive an updated passing grade. Upon successful completion students will receive a graduation certificate as evidence of your training at the 200 hour level and may register with Yoga Alliance at that time as a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 200 level. This could mean that a student may need to retest at a future date to receive an updated passing grade. Upon successful completion students will receive a graduation certificate as evidence of your training at the 200 hour level and may register with Yoga Alliance at that time as a Registered Yoga Teacher.
To register and receive an application package for the training please click the link below, or for any amounts not listed owing or for deposits under special circumstances please contact us to arrange a bank email transfer.